Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg

Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg is the Founder and CEO of Papillon Medical. She graduated with her Bachelor Degree of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2001. Her practice consists largely of Preventative and Regenerative medicine. She believes that you can look and feel your best at any age. Her drive for educating clients to gain control of their health and wellbeing, and being an active part of their journey to optimal vitality makes her practice exciting and unique.

Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg is an industry leader in advanced aesthetic procedures and is passionate about leading this team of doctors in helping their patients reach optimal health and their full potential.

  • Licentiate of the Canadian Medical Counsel
  • Board Certified with American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (A4M)
  • Fellowship in metabolic, nutritional and functional medicine
  • Received her Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology, University of Cardiff Medical School, Wales
  • Member of Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM)

 

Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg is proud to offer over 20 years of experience in aesthetics and minor procedures.

Dr. Susanna Swiegers

Dr. Swiegers was born and raised in South Africa. She relocated to Calgary in 2014, which she now calls home. She is a passionate Family Physician who has a special interest in Aesthetic Medicine and Skin and Skin Disorders. She enjoys helping patients achieve a rejuvenated appearance and diagnosing and treating primary care skin disorders. She values the expertise of Royal College Dermatologists, with whom she collaborates to provide improved care for her patients.

  • Graduated with a Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery from the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa in 2009
  • Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada in 2017
  • Received her Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 2018
  • Received her Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology from the University of Cardiff Medical School, Wales in 2019
  • Received her Certificate and Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine in 2016-2017
  • Completed the Institute for Functional Medicine’s “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice” Course in 2017

Dr. Susanna Swiegers is proud to offer over 11 years of medical experience. 

Dr. Bahn Al-Yousif

Dr. Al-Yousif is an established family physician. She has a special interest in disease prevention and supporting the body’s natural healing abilities to reverse chronic diseases utilizing a plant-based healing approach. She also has a special interest in women’s health and family planning, as well as child health.

She is very passionate about her practice and she strives to help patients achieve optimum health not just physically but mentally and spiritually as well.

  • Graduated with an MbCHB degree in 1996.
  • Received her Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology DRCOG in 2005.
  • Received her Diploma of Child Health DCH since 2006.
  • A member of the Royal College of General Practitioners MRCGP since 2009.

Dr. Bahn Al-Yousif is proud to offer over 25 years of medical experience.

Dr. Helen Zwanepoel

Dr. Zwanepoel was born and raised on a farm in sunny South Africa. It was there that she developed a dream of helping people on their path of health and prevention. Completing her education provided a fantastic opportunity for developing exceptional surgical skills and plenty of hours of hands-on patient care.

She then gained further experience in pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma, general surgery, psychiatry, internal medicine and dermatology while working in a large urban hospital, a rural hospital complex in South Africa and the UK.

In 2003, Dr. Zwanepoel and her husband moved to Thompson, Manitoba, Canada were she worked in general practice, obstetrics, as hospitalist and in the Emergency Room for 4 years. They fell in love with the friendly, clean and safe Canadian lifestyle and decided to settle down in Calgary. These 10 years of practicing medicine served as a great foundation for Dr. Zwanepoel to realize her passion for treating patients with skin conditions. After the birth of her third child, she completed a Diploma in Practical Dermatology and dermoscopy through the University of Wales.

Dr Zwanepoel now enjoys seeing patients for skin cancer screening utilizing dermoscopy, treating acne, treating patients with migraine and hyperhidrosis using Botox and helping patients achieve healthy and youthful skin.

Her passions in life are spending time in the mountain with her husband who started this wonderful journey with her in 1994, raising their 3 children and anything to do with dermatology.

  • Completed her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein (1993-1999)
  • Graduate Bachelor Degree of Medicine and Surgery, 1999 at the University of the Freestate, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Received her Diploma in Practical Dermatology 2010/11 at Cardiff University, Wales
  • Received her Certificate in Dermoscopy, 2011 at Cardiff University, Wales
  • Attained her Certificate in Botox Cosmetic and Medical filler Practicum and Theory, 2014 at Dr. Martin’s Training Centre, Canada
  • Received her Certificate in Laser Principles and Safety Course, 2014 at Dr. Martin’s Training Centre, Canada
  • Received her Certificate in Principles and Practices of Sclerotherapy Practicum and Theory, 2014 at Dr. Martin’s Training Centre, Canada
  • Advanced Neuromodulators, 2015 with Dr. Stella Jansen Van Rensburg in Okotoks, Alberta

Dr. Helen Zwanepoel is proud to offer over 22 years of medical experience.

Dr. Jurie J Fourie

Dr. Fourie was born in South Africa where he received his initial medical training. He relocated to Canada and is currently a Family Physician with a special interest in Aesthetic Medicine and Skin and Skin Disorders. He is enjoying sharing his expertise with his patients here.

  • Completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of The Free State; South Africa in 2009
  • Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada
  • Received his Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Received his Certification in Practical Dermoscopy from Cardiff University
  • Received his Diploma in Mental Health from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of South Africa
  • Received his Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Received his Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Completed the Institute for Functional Medicine’s “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice” Course

Dr. Jurie Fourie is proud to offer over 11 years of medical experience.

Dr. Alisha Rai

Dr. Alisha Rai is proud to offer over 14 years of medical experience.

Dr. Lecia Buys

Dr. Buys is passionate about being part of any individual’s journey towards achieving optimal health. The foundation of her practice is a holistic patient-centered approach, addressing the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. She recognizes that every patient is a unique individual and she has a special interest in the interactions between genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can impact a person’s potential to experience vitality and wellness at any stage of life.

  • Graduate Bachelor Degree of Medicine and Surgery – University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Fellowship in Metabolic, Nutritional and Functional Medicine through the Metabolic Medicine Institute
  • Member of the Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Completed training in advanced use of Neuromodulators (Botox) and Dermal Filler

Dr. Lecia Buys is proud to offer over 14 years of medical experience.

Dr. Katie Kinaschuk

Dr. Katie is a highly skilled physician at our clinic, specializing in the removal of lumps and bumps. Dr. Katie is dedicated to providing exceptional care and precise treatments for various skin conditions. She expertly performs procedures such as cyst and lipoma excisions, mole removals, and other minor surgical interventions to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Her compassionate approach, combined with her meticulous attention to detail, ensures that each patient receives personalized care in a comfortable and reassuring environment.